Category: Chicken Treats

  • Can chickens eat Poison Ivy?

    Can chickens eat Poison Ivy?

    Poison ivy is a plant that causes severe allergic reactions in people who come into contact with it. It causes rashes, blisters, and sometimes even hospitalization. But despite its name, poison ivy does not make chickens ill. Chickens love eating poison ivy! They’ll happily gobble up the leaves and stems without any ill effects. That’s […]

  • Can chickens eat pickles? (Yes, in moderation)

    Can chickens eat pickles? (Yes, in moderation)

    You have a couple of leftover fermented dill pickles in your basement. Are you wondering if chcikens can ingest pickles? Chickens can eat pickles, but they should only be given occasionally. Pickles are high in sodium and could cause health problems if fed too much. You should never feed your chickens green olives or pickles […]

  • Is Oregano Good For Chickens?

    Is Oregano Good For Chickens?

    There are numerous real herbs that are gainful to both people and chickens. Truth be told, most of these herbs have something positive to offer, and numerous are utilized as a part of all-encompassing pharmaceuticals around the world. One such ponder herb with numerous extraordinary offerings is oregano, coming from the mint family which can […]

  • Can chickens eat daisies? (other flowers included)

    Can chickens eat daisies? (other flowers included)

    I always wondered do chickens eat daisies? -The answer is yes, chickens can eat daisies. In fact, they love slurping daisy flowers. Is this the year you’re planning a flower garden? Are you interested in growing plants that serve many purposes? You may be curious as to what kinds of flowers chickens like.

  • Can chickens eat zucchini?—Chicken keepers’ statement included

    Can chickens eat zucchini?—Chicken keepers’ statement included

    It’s that time of the year when we have plenty of overgrown zucchini and squash in our garden. Want to know if chickens eat zucchini? Yes, chickens can eat zucchini. In fact, chickens absolutely love zucchini because it contains fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They also make for a great cold treat for them on those […]

  • Can Chickens Eat Carrots?

    Can Chickens Eat Carrots?

    We all know that chickens love to eat seeds, corn, table scraps, and bugs but can they eat carrots? The short answer is yes they can eat carrots and they will enjoy it. Many chickens like to eat a little bit of carrot with their corn! “My chickens will gobble up any veggie offered and […]

  • Can chickens eat sweet feed?

    Can chickens eat sweet feed?

    It’s OK to add some sweet feed to your hens’ regular feed, but remember that chickens need a specific diet. Chickens may get sweet feed sometimes, but it should be avoided as much as possible. That’s why in this article I’ll go into the nitty gritty of chicken feed, why some people mix chicken feed […]

  • Can chickens eat dry cat food? (including people’s statements)

    Can chickens eat dry cat food? (including people’s statements)

    Yes, chickens can eat dry cat food. However, it is important to check the type of dry cat food before feeding it to them. Make sure it is a treat that is once in a while. Chickens are domesticated birds that have been bred by humans for thousands of years to produce eggs and meat. […]

  • Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

    Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

    Did you ever wonder if chickens can eat artichokes? Have they tried it before? Are they picky eaters and only want certain foods, or will they eat just about anything? We love chickens, but didn’t know the first thing about them until we started raising some. So, we did a bit of research to find […]

  • 10 Things you should NOT feed your chicken

    10 Things you should NOT feed your chicken

    Since we started this page, we at the typesofchicken.com team have given you articles on many different subjects concerning your chicken, and most of them were on what you should do to or with them. We started getting questions from you on some particular subjects like is some food bad or good for your chickens […]